Fragmented Fatherland: Immigration and Cold War Conflict in by Alexander Clarkson

By Alexander Clarkson

1945 to 1980 marks an in depth interval of mass migration of scholars, refugees, ex-soldiers, and employees from an awfully wide selection of nations to West Germany. Turkish, Kurdish, and Italian teams were studied commonly, and whereas this publication makes use of those teams as issues of comparability, it makes a speciality of ethnic groups of various social structures-from Spain, Iran, Ukraine, Greece, Croatia, and Algeria-and examines the interplay among immigrant networks and West German kingdom associations in addition to the ways that styles of cooperation and clash fluctuate. This learn demonstrates how the social outcomes of mass immigration grew to become intertwined with the ideological battles of chilly struggle Germany and the way the political existence and renowned routine inside those immigrant groups performed a very important position in shaping West German society.

Alexander Clarkson studied glossy heritage at Balliol university, Oxford, the place he accomplished his doctorate. he's at present Lecturer within the German and eu experiences Departments at King's collage London.

Show description

Read Online or Download Fragmented Fatherland: Immigration and Cold War Conflict in the Federal Republic of Germany 1945-1980. PDF

Best emigration & immigration books

Immigration: A Documentary and Reference Guide

The uncomfortable modern realities of immigration, enmeshed as they're in monetary, human rights, and nationwide protection matters, have once more propelled overseas immigration to the USA towards the head of the record of U. S. family coverage issues. 3 revered experts on immigration and foreign affairs right here current a gently calibrated background of U.

Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain

Blood and religion is a riveting chronicle of the expulsion of Muslims from Spain within the early seventeenth century. In April 1609, King Philip III of Spain signed an edict denouncing the Muslim population of Spain as heretics, traitors, and apostates. Later that yr, the complete Muslim inhabitants of Spain was once given 3 days to depart Spanish territory, on possibility of demise.

Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants: A Texas History

Throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, a majority of the Mexican immigrant inhabitants within the usa resided in Texas, making the kingdom a flashpoint in debates over no matter if to disclaim naturalization rights. As Texas federal courts grappled with the problem, guidelines bearing on Mexican immigrants got here to mirror evolving political ideologies on each side of the border.

Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II

During this sweeping paintings, Elliott younger lines the pivotal century of chinese language migration to the Americas, starting with the 1840s at the beginning of the "coolie" alternate and finishing in the course of global battle II. The chinese language got here as workers, streaming throughout borders legally and illegally and dealing jobs few others sought after, from developing railroads in California to harvesting sugar cane in Cuba.

Extra resources for Fragmented Fatherland: Immigration and Cold War Conflict in the Federal Republic of Germany 1945-1980.

Sample text

The Refugee Experience: Ukrainian Displaced Persons after World War II, Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press. 72. V. Kulyk. 2003. ‘The Role of Discourse in the Construction of an Émigré Community: Ukrainian Displaced Persons in Germany and Austria after the Second World War’, in R. Ohliger and K. Schönwälder (eds), European Encounters: Migrants, Migration and European Societies since 1945, Aldershot: Ashgate, 214–18. 73. A. Straßner. 2004. ’, Zeitschrift für Politik 4(51), 368–71.

S. MPs meant that some protestors were able to break through the first line of police and troops at Immaninger Straße, only a few blocks down from Herkomerplatz. S. MPs drawn up further down at Herkomerstraße then panicked, opening fire with tear gas before charging the remaining protestors (who were throwing stones by this point) with fixed bayonets. S. or German authorities. In one report to the Deputy Governor of the American zone, a Major Murray van Wagoner (who was the Army Land Director on duty) did his best to play down the riot at Herkomerplatz.

A campaign of repression conducted by the Polish security services in the mid 1930s ultimately forced many of these student activists to flee to Berlin or Prague as well. 13 The OUN finally split into two rival organizations after the assassination of its first chairman, Colonel Ievhan Konovalets, by an NKVD (People’s Commisariat for Internal Affairs) agent in 1938. The leadership promptly installed another old veteran called Andrii Melnyk as Konovalets’s successor without consulting the OUN activists who had remained in their homeland.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 31 votes